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"How was the presentation?" "It was ... um, OK. Kind of interesting."
Don't let the above be your talk! There's a lot more to doing a good talk than just knowing the code you're presenting. Join this tutorial to learn the ten steps to transform "um, OK" to "great!"
You know the code and the project. You're doing lots of cool stuff. You have plenty of slides. So why is the audience all doing their email?
It doesn't have to be that way! Great presenters are made, not born. The way to become a better speaker is through training, science, and practice. In this audience-participation tutorial, veteran conference presenters VM (Vicky) Brasseur and Josh Berkus will teach you the ten steps to great tech talks:
Know Your Audience
Have an Idea
Tell a Story
Craft Your Presentation
Practice Your Talk
Get Ready to Speak
Deal with Demo Failure
Interact with the Audience
Continue the Conversation
If you have never attended a speaker training before, this tutorial will show you how much better your talks could be. If you have, you might pick up a few tips and ideas. And if you're presenting at SCALE, this tutorial will give you some last-minute changes to tweak your talk.